Reporting On Elder Care Businesses

Written by Barbara Mascio


We do not use negative reporting or fear tactics to inform consumers on elder care services. We have chosen to takerepparttar positive approach by focusing our attention on those elder care businesses that can prove their commitment to serving our senior citizens. Each service within our exclusive network is literally approved and endorsed byrepparttar 146677 very seniors they currently serve.

Not every business would open itself to such scrutiny, especially givenrepparttar 146678 fact that this consumer-driven survey process is not mandated. Not only is this voluntary, each business within our network has paid a fee forrepparttar 146679 survey process. That in itself should alert you torepparttar 146680 fact that these businesses are not only confident in their ability to serve our elderly with great care, they are willing to prove it.

Nay Sayers have said all along, "Barb, you'll never get businesses to agree to this, let alone pay forrepparttar 146681 survey process", followed by, "You will have to offer this at no charge torepparttar 146682 business community and chargerepparttar 146683 senior for your service."

I feel (strongly) that seniors should not have to pay just forrepparttar 146684 privilege of learning which service is safe to use, which service will meet his or her needs and budgets. Seniors are hit hard enough these days.

Technology in the Workplace: The Benefits of Video Conferencing

Written by Mike Spencer


Copyright 2005 Octocat Ltd

What once requiredrepparttar physical presence of a number of individuals in a common location is now being accomplished through video conferencing. Thanks torepparttar 146650 technological leaps ofrepparttar 146651 past several years, any number of people can attendrepparttar 146652 same meeting from all points aroundrepparttar 146653 globe at any given time.

The ability to engage in video conferencing offers a multitude of benefits and, today, is widely utilized among most large companies, as well as a number of smaller firms.

One ofrepparttar 146654 many benefits that can be realized when integratingrepparttar 146655 use of video conference technology intorepparttar 146656 workplace is an increase of productivity. Taking no more time or effort than a simple telephone call or walk torepparttar 146657 office next door, video conferencing allows individuals to attend meetings from their own location, freeing up their time to continue doing business withoutrepparttar 146658 loss of travel time. As a result, hundreds of hours can be saved overrepparttar 146659 course of a year, which adds up to a significant amount of time that can be utilized forrepparttar 146660 purposes of performing other critical tasks.

Video conferencing also offersrepparttar 146661 benefit of economic savings. Those same individuals who, in an earlier time, would have had to travel sometimes, extensively in order to attend certain meetings and conferences, can now participate from their own offices, saving substantial amounts of money. Ifrepparttar 146662 conferences were scheduled to last for more than one day, hotel expenses also needed to be factored intorepparttar 146663 budget, as well as airfare for those who were traveling from a distance. When you add uprepparttar 146664 savings overrepparttar 146665 course of a single year, your company can save tens of thousands of dollars or more.

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